The countries of Russia and Egypt share a characteristic that only one of the countries in the following list also shares. Which country and for what reason? It has nothing to do with spelling or pronunciation.
(Hint: The answer covers a lot of ground ...)
Russia and Egypt are located on two continents. Russia is in Asia and Europe, divided by the Ural Mountains. Egypt is in Africa and Asia, divided by the Gulf of Suez. The other country is Turkey, which occupies Asia and Europe, divided by the Bosporus Strait, Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles Strait.
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